Berry Global Signs the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Global Commitment

EVANSVILLE, Ind.--Berry Global Group, Inc. has signed the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment to eliminate plastic pollution at its source. The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with UN Environment. Berry’s involvement with the Global Commitment is complementary to its efforts … [Read more...]

Reducing Plastic Pollution/Small Businesses Recognized – CA and VT Firms Win $5000 Award for Plastic Waste Cutting

2 SMALL BUSINESSES RECOGNIZED FOR PLASTIC PRODUCT ALTERNATIVES “No Plastics”: Vermont & California Companies in Business to Reduce Waste Win the People and Planet Award. WASHINGTON, D.C.—June 20, 2019—Green America’s People & Planet Award recognized two small businesses offering innovative plastic-alternative products to help reduce … [Read more...]

LOOP AND LOBLAW TO BRING CIRCULAR SHOPPING PLATFORM TO CANADA

Loop Pilot to Launch in Toronto in Early 2020 TORONTO - Loop™, a state-of-the-art circular shopping system designed to reduce waste, and Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw), Canada’s food and pharmacy leader, announced Loblaw as the founding retailer to bring Loop’s innovative packaging solution to Canada. Beginning in early 2020, Toronto pilot … [Read more...]

Returnity Granted Patent for Reusable Shipping Box Which Allows for Easy Transition From Single-Use to Multi-Reuse Economy

Reusable Shipping Box Patent Granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Brooklyn, NY, May 30, 2019 -- Returnity Innovations, a leader in sustainable shipping packaging solutions, has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted them a patent for a reusable shipping box that can be reconfigured to a … [Read more...]

Colgate-Palmolive Joins TerraCycle’s Loop Initiative to Eliminate Single-Use Packaging

NEW YORK--Colgate-Palmolive is expanding its commitment to reducing waste by joining TerraCycle’s Loop initiative for reusable, refillable packaging, beginning with pilot programs in the U.S. and France. Colgate and other consumer products companies today joined Loop and founding retail partners in the U.S. Kroger Co. and Walgreens to announce a … [Read more...]

Georg Utz containers in the Frisco.pl automatic warehouse for e-commerce food distribution

Georg Utz sp. z o.o. will provide 35,000 reusable plastic containers for the new and highly-automated warehouse of Frisco.pl, the largest online supermarket in Poland. The warehouse, with a surface area of 11,000 m2, is located in the Panattoni Europe City Logistics Warsaw park in Klaudyn near Warsaw. This technologically innovative logistics … [Read more...]

AIPIA Summit of the Americas 2019: Snacks, Packs and Facts!

A packed program of over twenty-five expert speakers, discussing everything from the latest disruptive digital technologies to a dynamic way to tell if milk is sour, ensures that every delegate at the second AIPIA USA Summit (New Jersey 3-4 June) will take away something to add value to their Brand and business, according to AIPIA. A recent … [Read more...]

Liviri Introduces Reusable Home Shipping Solution for Meal Kits, Perishables

Durable, insulated, reusable packaging solution introduced for temperature control home delivery FORT COLLINS, Colo. – April 4, 2019 – Meal kit and direct-to-consumer perishable shipments are a multi-billion-dollar industry in the U.S. The vast majority of these shipments are sent in corrugated cardboard boxes, which has created food safety … [Read more...]

7 Tips for Successful Last-Mile Delivery

E-commerce consumers value fast, flexible, efficient, and trackable delivery, according to a McKinsey survey, and they’re willing to pay more for personalized last mile-deliveries. Creating a last-mile operation can be complex, but if done right it can encourage returning customers and word of mouth recommendations. While companies like Amazon … [Read more...]

Insulated Expanded Polypropylene Totes Ensure Fresh Food Deliveries for Major Online Supermarket Deliveries

An expanded polypropylene (EPP) tote offers outstanding insulation helping to reduce food wastage They are easy and comfortable to handle and their lightweight reduces carbon emissions and transportation costs The weekly food shop is now all about convenience. Today’s digitally connected consumers want to take punctual online home … [Read more...]